For over 25 years, Captiva Cruises has been a passport to fun and exciting out-island destinations. Crew aboard Captiva Cruises’ vessels share their in-depth knowledge and passion for the area while passengers marvel at wildlife. Captiva Cruises offers a wide variety of cruise options. See Coupons Below
Cabbage Key, is a favorite stop for boaters in search of fresh seafood, a “cheeseburger in paradise,” and amazing key lime pie. Useppa Island is an exclusive and legendary private island club. Passengers enjoy lunch at the Collier Inn and a visit to the island’s charming history museum. Cayo Costa State Park is a Florida state treasure. The island accessible only by boat is nine miles of preserve and offers pristine beaches and ideal shelling. Boca Grande is a charming seaside village with cozy restaurants, lovely island boutiques, classic cottages and historic churches.
This is a fascinating cruise with excellent wildlife sighting opportunities. Captiva Cruises offers various Sunset Cruises including musical, sailing or wildlife. A Sunset Sail aboard the Adventure, a 24-passenger sailing catamaran, is an exhilarating experience. Guests will also be fascinated by the Night Sky Astronomy Cruise.
Captiva Cruises offers seasonal Special Expeditions to the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers as well as to the Tarpon Lodge and Randell Research Center on Pine Island. Science at Sea and Shoreline Discovery Cruises are other seasonal favorites. Private charters are popular where passengers can customize their cruise experience. Fishing, shelling, island hopping, lunch, cocktail, and dinner cruises can all be arranged for 2-148 passengers.
Captiva Cruises has teamed up with the Edison and Ford Winter Estates and and the Royal Palm Yacht Club to offer short cruises of the Caloosahatchee, tours of Edison Ford and lunch at the Royal Palm Yacht Club. Learn about the ecology and history of the river that the Edison and Ford families loved so much! The program will be available throughout the day every Wednesday and Thursday and on other days for prescheduled groups with special reservations. Cruises depart at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The cost of the program is as follows: Edison Ford Members: $30 children 12 and under $25; non members: adults $45, children 12 and under $30 and includes an audio tour of the Edison Ford homes, gardens, lab and museum; buffet lunch at the private Royal Palm Yacht Club overlooking the estates and river; and historian led boat cruise of the Caloosahatchee River. Visitors may purchase the tours and lunch separately. Anchors away!!
For additional information visit their website at www.captivacruises.com call 239.334.7419.
Captiva Cruises is located at 11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, Florida 33924.
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